Lufthansa Group CEO Carsten Spohr believes Boeing’s proposed new middle-of-the-market aircraft (NMA) will not arrive before “the end of the next decade”, several years behind Boeing’s own preliminary timeline. Spohr pointed out during the IATA AGM in Sydney June 4 that “engine manufacturers are less enthusiastic about NMA than Boeing. But you cannot have a new aircraft with an old engine. If you do that then you are exactly where you don’t want to be in ...

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